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Bridgewater leads South Florida Express

Updated: July 5, 2010, 2:59 PM ET
By Corey Long
Fielding a team loaded with ESPNU 150 prospects like Teddy Bridgewater (Miami/Northwestern), Ryan Shazier (Plantation, Fla./Plantation) and Wayne Lyons (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Dillard), the South Florida Express was considered to be the favorites at the Badger Sports 7-on-7 National Tournament in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

The Express did not disappoint, ripping through the field without a loss and defeating Team California, 20-13, in the finals. It came down to a final play as Lyons batted down a goal line pass as time expired.

"It was a dream ending that the tournament wanted," said team coach Brent Goetz. "The night before at the banquet, we were sitting next to the team from Los Angeles and talked about playing them in the finals."

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